Getting started with Tinkercad

1. Take a lesson

After logging in, visit the Learn section for easy step-by-step lessons which will help you master Tinkercad in no time!

2. Copy & Tinker

There are over 4 million designs in the Tinkercad Gallery. Make one your own by clicking Copy & Tinker.

3. Come back often

Tinkercad makes the 3D design simple! The more you build and create, the more fun you will have.

Tinkercad tutorials & how-to's

Quick overview

TinkerTips (playlist)

3D printing & Tinkercad

See all TinkerTips or browse the rest of our videos on the official Tinkercad YouTube channel

Tinkercad keyboard shortcuts

Moving object(s)
/ / / Move object(s) along X/Y
ctrl + / Move object(s) along Z
Shift + / / / ×10 Nudge along X/Y
ctrl + Shift + / ×10 Nudge along Z
Keyboard + mouse shortcuts (press and hold kbd btn, then move mouse)
Alt + left mouse button Duplicate object(s)
Shift + left mouse button Select multiple object(s)
Shift + hold while roating 45° roation
Alt + hold side handle Scale (1D)
Alt + hold corner handle Scale (2D)
Shift + hold corner handle Scale (3D)
Shift + Alt + hold corner handle Scale (3D)
Shift + Alt + hold top handle Scale (3D)
Shift + right mouse button Pan view
General shortcuts
ctrl + C Copy object(s)
ctrl + V Paste object(s)
ctrl + Z Undo action(s)
ctrl + Shift + Z Re-do action(s)
ctrl + G Group object(s)
ctrl + shift + G Un-group object(s)
ctrl + D Duplicate in-place
ctrl + L Lock object(s)
ctrl + A Select all object(s)
Del Delete object(s)
W Workplane toggle
R Ruler toggle
F Fit view to selected object(s)
D Drops object(s) to work plane
ctrl = Cmd / Alt = Option

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